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Re: ITV (UK) Dumps Silverlight for Flash

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____/ Attila on Wednesday 16 Sep 2009 07:14 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> ____/ 7 on Tuesday 15 Sep 2009 20:44 : \____
>>> bbgruff wrote:
>>>> "In a blow to Microsoft, ITV has switched the technology powering its
>>>> web streaming service from Silverlight to Adobe's more widely installed
>>>> Flash"
>>>> "It's understood the move, quietly carried out on Friday, was motivated
>>>> by a simple need for the commercial broadcaster to reach the greatest
>>>> possible number of web viewers. The popularity of the BBC's rival
>>>> iPlayer exploded when it launched a Flash version in 2007, after
>>>> struggling as a P2P download application"
>>>> "ITV can confirm it has switched from Microsoft's Silverlight to Adobe
>>>> Flash to support the ITV Player on ITV.com," a spokeswoman said today.
>>>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/09/15/itv_flash/
>>> I guess viewers matter to ITV after all!!!!
>> National Baseball and NYT dumped it too. Everyone of significance does...
>> ITV should learn about HTML5 and Ogg Theora.
>> - --
>> ~~ Best of wishes
> Now if we could just convince Berlusconi's RaiTv to drop Sliverlight (or
> should I call it Slitherlight?) the world (ok, *my* world) would be a better
> place.
> Attila, The Freetard from Hell

Many in Italy seem to be complaining. That too will pass (Silver Lie,
not the complaints).

- -- 
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